Last updated 3:30AM ET
August 23, 2014
PRI's The World: 8/22/14 Hamas says it has executed at least 18 alleged collaborators with Israel. We'll have the latest on that, as well as the continuing air strikes and rocket attacks in Gaza. Plus, a surprising story about young people in Iraq who are determined to stay and build their lives there. And, The World's Marco Werman and April Peavey reveal their picks for the summer's hottest tunes.
PRI's The World: 8/21/2014 The aftermath of American journalist James Foley's murder by extremists in Syria ? a Syrian opposition activist talks about the trajectory of the conflict. And a terrorism expert fills us in on the social media strategies of groups like the Islamic State. Plus, an immigrant from Trinidad, gives us a different take on Ferguson and its police force. She's lived there for 11 years. And how the smell of coral helps fish navigate.
PRI's The World:8/20/2014 Remembering journalist James Foley. The FBI says it believes that a web video published by the Islamic State purporting to show the execution of kidnapped journalist James Foley is, in fact, real. Plus, part two in our story of an undocumented Salvadoran couple living in Baltimore who have been trying to get their kids to the United States. And we look back on the life of an Indian yoga guru who helped introduce the practice to an American audience.
Merkel in Ukraine as crisis mounts German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to arrive in Ukraine, after calling Russia's decision to send an unauthorised aid convoy an "escalation".
May pledges anti-extremist measures New powers to tackle extremist groups are being considered by the government, the home secretary confirms, while also defending its current counter-terrorism strategy.
US anger at China 'air interception' A Chinese fighter came perilously close to a US military patrol plane over international waters east of China's Hainan Island, the Pentagon says.
Foot Locker profits jump, thanks to basketball and Nike
Basketball shoes are hot and Nike controls the sizzle .
This was the lightest trading day of the year so far
Just 2 and a quarter billion shares changed hands.
And the Emmy goes to... Monday!
NBC has moved the Emmys from Monday to Sunday... and the reason is all economics.